|Scholarship Name:||Florida Fund for Minority Teachers, Inc. (FFMT) Minority Teacher Education Scholarship|
|Scholarship Description:||Scholarship offered through FFMT to minority Florida students.
|Award Amount:||Up to $8,000.00
|Number of Scholarships:||Multiple awards|
|Official Transcript Required:||Yes|
|References and Letter of Recommendations Required:||N/A
|Original Essay Required:||Yes
|Additional Requirements and Information:||
1) Must be a Florida resident; 2) Must be a member of one (1) of the following racial ethnic groups: African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American/Pacific Islander, or American Indian/Alaskan Native; 3) Must be newly admitted into a Teacher Education program at any of the participating universities/colleges; 4) Must not have earned a Bachelor’s degree in Education; 5) Must have earned sixty (60) academic credit hours or an Associate of Arts degree; 6) Must not have not exceeded eighteen (18) credit hours of upper division education courses; 7) Social media handles required; 8) Scholarship award payable in the following installments: $4,000.00 per academic year ($2,000.00 per academic semester) for up to two (2) consecutive academic years.
NOTE: Recipients must agree to teach in a Florida public school for a time equivalent to the number of years funding was received. If a student does not teach, he/she will be required to repay the funds received to FFMT at a rate of 8% annually.
|Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):||Online application
|Additional Applicant Requirements:||May be an undergraduate junior, senior or graduate student
|Category (Select all that apply):|| Residency, Merit-based, Community Service, Extracurricular Activities, School/College
|Point of Contact:||
Florida Fund for Minority Teachers, Inc
G415 Norman Hall
P.O. Box 117045
Gainesville, Florida 32611-7045
Telephone: (352) 392-9196
Deadline: December 13, 2019 (receipt date)
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